Delayed Treatment With Cannabidiol Has A Cerebroprotective Action Via A Cannabinoid Receptor-independent Myeloperoxidase-inhibiting Mechanism

Stroke

Key Findings

Increased CB1 receptors in striatum and cortex, but not in hypothalamus. THC is neuroprotective when given before CVA. Cannabidiol is neuroprotective when given before and after CVA.

Information and Links


Link: Delayed Treatment With Cannabidiol Has A Cerebroprotective Action Via A Cannabinoid Receptor-independent Myeloperoxidase-inhibiting Mechanism

Year: 2007

DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2007.04565.x


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Stroke — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Stroke according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

THC and CBD